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Cauliflower vs Ginger - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Cauliflower and Ginger

  • Cauliflower has more Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Folate, and Vitamin B5, while Ginger has more Copper, and Magnesium.
  • Cauliflower's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 48% higher.
  • Ginger contains 155 times less Vitamin K than Cauliflower. Cauliflower contains 15.5µg of Vitamin K, while Ginger contains 0.1µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Cauliflower, raw and Ginger root, raw.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +37.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +29.4%
Contains more Iron +42.9%
Contains more Potassium +38.8%
Contains more Magnesium +186.7%
Contains more Copper +479.5%
Contains more Zinc +25.9%
Contains less Sodium -56.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 16% 7% 27% 11% 14% 8% 19% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 5% 37% 31% 76% 10% 15% 2%
Contains more Calcium +37.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +29.4%
Contains more Iron +42.9%
Contains more Potassium +38.8%
Contains more Magnesium +186.7%
Contains more Copper +479.5%
Contains more Zinc +25.9%
Contains less Sodium -56.7%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Ginger
Contains more Vitamin C +864%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +76.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15%
Contains more Vitamin K +15400%
Contains more Folate +418.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +225%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +47.9%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 161% 0% 2% 0% 13% 14% 10% 41% 43% 0% 39% 43%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 17% 0% 6% 0% 7% 8% 15% 13% 37% 0% 1% 9%
Contains more Vitamin C +864%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +76.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15%
Contains more Vitamin K +15400%
Contains more Folate +418.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +225%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +47.9%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
30
Cauliflower
9
Ginger
Mineral Summary Score
13
Cauliflower
24
Ginger

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
12%
Cauliflower
11%
Ginger
Carbohydrates
5%
Cauliflower
18%
Ginger
Fats
1%
Cauliflower
3%
Ginger

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Cauliflower Ginger
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Cauliflower Ginger
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.21g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sodium (difference - 17mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.073g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cauliflower Ginger Opinion
Calories 25 80 Ginger
Protein 1.92 1.82 Cauliflower
Fats 0.28 0.75 Ginger
Vitamin C 48.2 5 Cauliflower
Net carbs 2.9700000286102295 15.770000457763672 Ginger
Carbs 4.97 17.77 Ginger
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.42 0.6 Ginger
Calcium 22 16 Cauliflower
Potassium 299 415 Ginger
Magnesium 15 43 Ginger
Sugar 1.91 1.7 Ginger
Fiber 2 2
Copper 0.039 0.226 Ginger
Zinc 0.27 0.34 Ginger
Starch
Phosphorus 44 34 Cauliflower
Sodium 30 13 Ginger
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.08 0.26 Ginger
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.025 Cauliflower
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.034 Cauliflower
Vitamin B3 0.507 0.75 Ginger
Vitamin B5 0.667 0.203 Cauliflower
Vitamin B6 0.184 0.16 Cauliflower
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 15.5 0.1 Cauliflower
Folate 57 11 Cauliflower
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.13 0.203 Cauliflower
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034 0.154 Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.031 0.154 Ginger
Tryptophan 0.02 0.012 Cauliflower
Threonine 0.076 0.036 Cauliflower
Isoleucine 0.071 0.051 Cauliflower
Leucine 0.106 0.074 Cauliflower
Lysine 0.217 0.057 Cauliflower
Methionine 0.02 0.013 Cauliflower
Phenylalanine 0.065 0.045 Cauliflower
Valine 0.125 0.073 Cauliflower
Histidine 0.056 0.03 Cauliflower
Fructose 0.97 Cauliflower

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Cauliflower - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169986/nutrients
  2. Ginger - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169231/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.